To ensure that you always receive these messages, add autoresponder@mediaedge.ca to your address book

View Online | Forward | Unsubscribe | Media Kit August 5, 2021 
CHES_ThomsonPowerSystems_LB_728x90_1.1.gif
ches head.jpg
About CHES Membership Chapters Conferences & Events Committees Industry Partners Resources Membership Tools

Silver foil can affect risk of infection in hospitals
REMI NETWORK

Reducing the risk of infection has become an increasingly paramount concern for facilities in the time of COVID-19, especially in facilities housing vulnerable people. But there could be a simple and effective preventative measure worth taking, according to new research: silver foil. New research presented at this year’s virtual European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) shows that covering high-touch surfaces in hospitals with silver-impregnated foil could significantly reduce levels of contamination by clinically important bacterial pathogens.

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

CHESb_AMGMedical_468x60_1.jpg

Healthcare facilities management market to grow extensively
REMI NETWORK

A new report estimates that the healthcare facilities management market will grow extensively over the next five years. The value of the market is approximated to have been US$225 million in 2020. It is expected to grow to over $360 million in 2026, with a CAGR of 8.2 per cent over that time. That’s according to a report from Mordor Intelligence, which predicts that the COVID-19 pandemic will vastly accelerate the growth of the healthcare facilities market across the world.

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

The “Human Factor” in Healthcare Cleaning
SPONSORED CONTENT

In the push for cleaner and more hygienic healthcare environments, the “human factor” cannot be overstated. Having the best-laid plans and protocols is important, but a successful cleaning regime depends on people who can perform their tasks effectively and confidently.

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gifSponsored2.png

Getting Creative with Hospital Design
HEALTHCARE FACILITIES TODAY

The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged hospitals to seek better design strategies that keep the provider and patient safe. Crafting a hospital room is different from ordinary construction. It mandates approval from patients, their advocates, providers and architects to create a space that facilities healing while also being functionally accessible. So it takes a cooperative approach to achieve the desired outcomes of a reliable hospital room design.  

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

CHESb_Forest_468x60_1.jpg

Healthcare Takes Heavy Toll on Environment: Study
HEALTHCARE FACILITIES TODAY

The healthcare sector has a substantial influence on the climate, producing 10 percent of the total greenhouse gases in the United States, according to a Healthcare Without Harm study. Looking at it in a different way, if the U.S. health care sector were itself a country, it would rank 13th in the world for emissions, ahead of the entire United Kingdom. Climate change leads to poor air quality, negative effects on the food and water supply, and more frequent and extreme weather events. All of these can have serious consequences for the human body. 

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

CHES_Prescientx_FS_465x214_1.jpg

Three teams prequalified for South Niagara Hospital project
CONSTRUCT CONNECT

TORONTO—Three teams have prequalified to design, build, finance and maintain the new South Niagara Hospital project in Niagara Falls, Ont. The announcement was made by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Niagara Health July 21. The new hospital will be located at Biggar Road and Montrose Road, just off the Queen Elizabeth Way and will centralize services from existing facilities in one location.

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

CHESb_Commissionaires_468x60_PartOfYourTeam.jpg

Windsor Regional Hospital campuses flood for the second time this month
CBC NEWS

Staff are assessing the damage after Windsor Regional Hospital's two main campuses flooded for the second time this month following heavy rainfall. In a news release Sunday, the hospital said that after Saturday night's rainfall, the Emergency Department entrance, some procedure rooms, the front lobby, the ground level of the Cancer Centre, shipping and receiving, and the kitchen and hallways in the Diagnostic Imaging area of the Met Campus have flooded. 

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

   
Feature Spotlight
YorklandOct17.png

Yorkland Controls Ltd.

Yorkland Controls Limited is proud to represent Triatek, a Johnson Controls Company, providing  Critical Environment solutions for Healthcare facilities. From isolation room controls and monitoring to lab control.

Learn more


Ontario provides $329,000 increase in base funding for Campbellford Memorial Hospital
GLOBAL NEWS

The Ontario government is providing a $329,000 increase in base funding for Campbellford Memorial Hospital to address challenges by the coronavirus pandemic and address “hallway healthcare.” Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP David Piccini made the announcement on Tuesday morning, noting the funding is a two per cent increase on the estimated base and one-time funding received in 2020-21. The funding is part of the province’s $760-million Action Plan to respond to the pandemic and $300 million to reduce surgical backlogs.

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

CHESfs_Certolux_506x208_4.jpg


Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre receives funding for emergency department and medical device processing renovations
RED DEER ADVOCATE

Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre will be receiving approximately $6 million to upgrade and renovate their Emergency Department and Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) unit. This funding will be coming from the Government of Alberta through Alberta’s Rural Health Facilities Revitalization Program.

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

  
   Product Spotlight
  
CHES_RWC_ps_125x125.png   CHES_RWC_ps_125x125.png   MED125125.png
           

Reliance Worldwide Corporation

RWC offers industry leading solutions specific to the building, operation, and maintenance of Canadian Health Care Facilities.

With trusted quality brands that focus on safety, ease of install, serviceability, and reliability.

Click to learn more, or contact CanadaSales
@rwc.com

Reliance Worldwide Corporation

RWC offre des solutions de pointe spécifiques à la construction, au fonctionnement et à l’entretien des établissements de santé canadiens.

Avec des marques de qualité fiables qui mettent l’accent sur la sécurité, la facilité d’installation, la facilité d’entretien et la fiabilité.

Cliquez pour en savoir plus, ou contactez CanadaSales
@rwc.com

Advertise

Your ad could be here! Click above for more information about this exciting opportunity.

Learn More

   

$50M cyclotron will help cancer patients in southern Alberta, Shandro says
CBC NEWS

After about a decade of doctors advocating for it, Calgary will get a cyclotron and radio-pharmaceutical facility to improve both access and treatment for cancer patients. Funding for the $50-million project was earmarked in the provincial budget, with $18.6 million set aside over the next three years to start building the project at the Foothills Medical Centre. 

linkedin_owma.giffacebook_owma.giftwitter_owma.gifreadmore_theforum.gif

        
CHESs_youRhere_120x600_Q2.jpg
CHESsky_HouleElectric_120x600_MaytoDec2020.png
 

www.ches.org | Media Kit | Archive

CHES is a non-profit voluntary society promoting improved planning, design, operation and management of hospital technical services systems.
 

This message was deployed by MediaEdge Digital Inc.  
2001 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 500 | Toronto, Ontario M2J 4Z8
Email: subservices@mediaedge.ca

Click here if you wish to unsubscribe.